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Cameras roll on The Wrong Girl season two!

Production has begun on the second season of The Wrong Girl for TEN, picking up 6 months after the end of Season One.

Logie winners Jessica Marias and Rob Collins return with Hayley Magnus, Craig McLachlan, Ian Meadows, Kerry Armstrong, Madeleine West, Christie Whelan Browne, Hugo Johnstone-Burt, Doris Younane, Kevin Harrington, Ryan Shelton, Leah Vandenberg, Cecelia Peters, David Woods and Steve Vizard.

Hamish Blake is not returning as Breakfast Bar‘s own weather guy.

Jessica Marais said: “I’m so excited to be back filming the second series of The Wrong Girl. We are joined by some incredibly talented new faces and our favourites from series one. We have the most fantastic cast and crew and I look forward to bringing the colourful and charismatic Lily to life.”

 

Read the full article HERE

 

Congratulations Shelly Birse!

On May 22nd 2017, Shelly Birse writer of The Code (Series 2), was awarded the Betty Roland Prize for Script Writing at the NSW Premier’s Literary Awards. This award was presented to Shelly for her outstanding writing of The Code (Series 2) Episode 4 .

The NSW Premier’s Literary Awards have a proud history, both in celebrating achievement by Australian writers and in helping to establish values and standards in Australian literature. Shelly received some fantastic comments from the judges for her writing on The Code, Series 2 highlighted below.

“Shelley Birse boldly immerses us in a world resonating with the anxieties of our times – terrorism, cyber-crime, national security – played against upholding the value of civil liberty, freedom of speech and human life beyond our shores…

Birse’s muscular writing skilfully balances subject matter and style. The personal is not lost to the political: a complex, story-laden plot still allows for the characters (and there are many to service) to breathe and interact – in surprising and original ways. Humour is interwoven amongst the high stakes tension and the dialogue is snappy and precise.  An outstanding television screenplay, The Code is a sublime, riveting read.”

Full article available HERE

The code is available on DVD to purchase through the ABC Shop. Click HERE to get your copy.  

SIXTIES rock band The Easybeats are the next local heroes to get the TV miniseries treatment.

The band, best known for classic hit Friday On My Mind, will be showcased in a two-part series on the ABC.

The Easybeats is now being filmed in Sydney and will air later this year.

The band will be played by relative newcomers — Christian Byers plays singer Stevie Wright, with Will Rush as George Young, Mackenzie Fearnley as Harry Vanda, Du Toit Bredenkamp as Dick Diamonde and Arthur McBain as Snowy Fleet.

The Code and Rush star Ashley Zukerman will play Ted Albert, who signed the band and founded Albert Records, later instrumental in launching AC/DC.

Click here  to read the full article at dailytelegraph.com.au